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Sep 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
heart. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s.ambassador to libya. >> reporter: this video shows him introducing himself last may. before stevens left the u.s., he spoke with steven browning. >> very earnest, and somewhat humbled by the task was about to undertake. i think he was very conscious of the enormity of the task. >> reporter: it was a dream come true for the bay area native. >> he was just a great, all around guy. one of those guys from school that just stood out. >> reporter: stevens graduated from the uc berkely in 1982 with a history major. >> it was a big shock. >> reporter: his former professor, david lavine remembers him as a confident man trying to promote peace. >> for the ambassador to go to that conflict, that shows you what kind of a guy he was. it just was completely unnecessary, of the sense of within his job description, but completely necessary in terms of the kind of guy he was. >> reporter: friends came with flowers today. >> i don't have much to offer today, but just as a friend reach out. >> reporter: stevens never married. his mother said he wa
KICU
Sep 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
crowd of protesters marched through the streets. in libya, officials announced that four arrests were made in connection with a rocket attack and fire that killed chris stevens and three others in the consulate. at stevens alma mater, a panel talked about the work he did in libya. >> he was in the street among the people, connecting and showing what a good american is. >> reporter: despite the tragedy of ambassador steven's death. today it does not necessarily mean a halt to the progress of democracy in libya. >> i think that this does not necessarily bode poorly for democracy in libya. there certainly means there's terrorists but we've experienced terrorism in our own soil as well. >> reporter: christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the three other americans who died at the american consulate in bengazi. they were 34-year-old sean smith a foreign service information officer who was playing his favorite game eve online right before the attack. 42-year-old glen doherty was a former navy seal. his ex-wife said he loved being a seal more than life itself. and tyro
KICU
Sep 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> continuing coverage, the attack that killed four americans at a embassy in libya. today bag pipes played for a former navy seal. the service was held in winchester massachusetts where he grew up. people lined the streets of the suburb. some held hands, others held american flags. here in the bay area the family of the united states ambassador chris stevens has set up a website for people to share their memories and post messages of sympathy. as we report, for the first time a family member is speaking publicly. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new ambassador to libya. >> reporter: we have learn aid lot about him in the last week. about his courage. >> he laid down his life for his friends. libya and american. >> reporter: and about his lifelong work building bridges between the united states, north africa and the middle east. >> he wasn't the type to talk about himself or promote himself many he was a humble, low key guy. >> from across the world the family has received letter, sympathy and pictures like these. that's why they created this tumbler site so people can share and
KICU
Sep 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> tonight, more than two weeks after chris stevens was killed at a u.s. consulate in libya, his family is preparing for his funeral. they remembered a son who worked tirelessly to try to make this word a better place. >> a proud mother shared these treasured photos with me today of a little boy who loved life. was a master of disguise, and rarely stopped smiling. >> that was chris. you never saw him without a smile. >> that little boy with the movie star good looks was christopher stevens. he grew up to be theambassador to libya. his mother learned her oldest child was dead. the first u.s. ambassador to be killed since 1979. >> after the first shock, you're just kind of numb and you just do what has to be done. >> we were sitting right here, so at that time, i was really not able to talk, but i did stand up. >> she stood up out of respect for the caller, president obama. she and chris's stepfather of more than three dozen years met privately with the president when chris's body was returned to american soil. >> he was cremated. and i brought the ashes back. from he will be interred in
KICU
Sep 14, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in this week's attack on the u.s. consulate in libya came home today in flag draped coffins. as mike mibach reports the men were honored as heros and patriots in a ceremony at joint base andrews just outside of the nation's capital. >> reporter: one casket at a time. four americans brought back to their home soil awaiting their families, their president. >> they had a mission, and they believed in it. they knew the danger, and they accepted it. >> reporter: the transfer of remains ceremony was somber yet patriotic as four u.s. diplomats were honored including bay area native ambassador chris stevens. >> there in benghazi he layed down his life for his friends. libyan and american. and for us all. today chris is home. >> secretary of state hillary clinton asked stevens to be the u.s. ambassador to libya this year knowing the u.s. needed a strong presence and leader to engage with the country's revolutionaries that overthrew gadhafi. stevens was the man. >> reporter: he was known not only for his courage, but for his smile. goofy but contagious for his sense of fun and that california cool.
KICU
Sep 20, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. the man is in the hospital. >>> in libya, a memorial service was held in tripoli today for the four americans killed last week. libyan officials praised u.s. ambassador chris stevens as a friend of libya. secretary of state burns also attended. the white house is now calling the attack a terrorist attack. >>> in india, shopkeepers closed up their business and marched in protest. they're angry about a government decision to open indian markets to foreign companies such as wal-mart. shop owners say it will hurt their business if they have to compete with giant retailers. >>> and the u.s. packed up equipment. 300,000 troops have left afghanistan. they were part of the surge that began eight years ago. >>> there's word tonight that the san mateo police department is sending detectives to colorado to help in the search for a missing amtrak passenger. 60-year-old charlie dowd was from san mateo and was traveling to montreal to visit his son. he was last seen south of denver. dowd's family says they fear he may have fallen from that train. >>> a convicted drug dealer has been charged in co
KICU
Sep 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
by an extreme anti muslim american. >>> in libya, the u.s. says a state department officer was shot and killed in an attack on the consulate in bengazi. nighttime video shows security forces running around the consulate. a second american was shot in the hand and a large part of the consulate was burned. the u.s. state department condemned the attack. >>> and in spain, hundreds of thousands of people rallied in barcelona today in a call for independence for the catalonian region. this is usually national day for catalonia. the people say they pay more than their fair share of federal taxes and may ask for a bail out from madrid. >>> a glitch in the reservation system caused problems. passengers weren't able to book flights for less than an hour today. the system is operated by saber company and was restored after about 45 minutes. the company later apologized for the inconvenience. >>> b.a.r.t. turned the big 4-0 today marking the day the first transbay ran. to mark the anniversary, b.a.r.t. is displaying pictures throughout the bay area. b.a.r.t. said it doesn't want to take from today's nati
KICU
Sep 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> in news of the world in libya some 30,000 people rallied today against all the violence that have endured since the fall of gadhafi. it mourned the death of chris stevens also. later a smaller group stormed the compound of one of the largest groups and set fire to the building. >>> in new zealand traditional warriors greeted the defense secretary today. he is there to repair a rist between the united states and new zealand. they have been at odds for 25 years offer the ban on nuclear weapons. now they have agreed to acknowledge their differences and move on. >>> in poland, low water levels have found treasures lost nearly four hundred years ago. they are recovering pieces of marble that were develop from the royal family by invaders in the mid17th century. the treasures were placed on a barge that sank but nobody knew where until now. >> gm issues a recall for half a million vehicles. >>> and. >> missed out last year. we are ready to go. >> new hope for the giants postseason. the excitement at at&t park and the big honor. >> and the big weekend here and the equinox is tomorrow. will i
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